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Valdambrini´s libro secondo
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Dear all, I am looking for Valdambrini´s libro secondo. Any ideas where I might be able to find it? Many thanks! Bernhard  Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Martyn Hodgson on Friday.

Marin: Tonos Humanos
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Dear all,I am looking for the facsimile (or a performing edition) of Marin's Tonos Humanos. Could anybody advise where I might find this book?Best wishes,BernhardContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bernhard Hofstötter Oct 20, 2009.

 

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Martyn Hodgson replied to Bernhard Hofstötter's discussion Valdambrini´s libro secondo
"Dear Bernhardt, I have a photocopy of V's LIBRO SECONDO (Roma 1647) which I could photocopy again and send by ordinary surface mail to you. My copy is poor (many pages are very dark and difficult to make out) and my scanner is very slow and…"
Friday
Ryan McWilliams replied to Bernhard Hofstötter's discussion Valdambrini´s libro secondo
"Any chance one of you would be willing to share those scans? I'm a couple years behind here but would love to get my hands on them. Thanks!"
Tuesday
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Ludovico Roncalli: Passacaglia (Bernhard Hofstötter)

Passacaglia in A minor from Sonata No. 5 by Ludovico Roncalli (1654-1713).Performed by Bernhard Hofstötter on a 5-course baroque guitar attributted to the wo...
Sep 12
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Sep 12
Martyn Hodgson commented on Bernhard Hofstötter's video
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A guitar from the workshop of Matteo Sellas, Venice c. 1640 (Bernhard Hofstötter)

"My dear Bernhard, Thank you for this and I'm sorry I did not explain matters to you with greater care. What I wished to say was since you agree that 'Clearly, the absence of a piece of wood could not possibly indicate anyone's…"
Aug 30
Bernhard Hofstötter commented on Bernhard Hofstötter's video
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A guitar from the workshop of Matteo Sellas, Venice c. 1640 (Bernhard Hofstötter)

"Dear Martyn, You must have agreed with your inner self but that agreement luckily does not extend to me. You may (or may not) agree that this discussion (or dialogue des sounds) is a waste of time. I for one certainly do not intend to dedicate any…"
Aug 24
Martyn Hodgson commented on Bernhard Hofstötter's video
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A guitar from the workshop of Matteo Sellas, Venice c. 1640 (Bernhard Hofstötter)

"My dear Bernhard, Hurrah! - I think we are now agreed: in short, there is no more reason to attribute this instrument to Sellas than to any other Italian maker of the era. Perhaps any future liner notes, marketing, etc should make this…"
Aug 24
Bernhard Hofstötter commented on Bernhard Hofstötter's video
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A guitar from the workshop of Matteo Sellas, Venice c. 1640 (Bernhard Hofstötter)

"Dear Martyn, Thank you for your reaction. I think you are misreading what I said earlier. Neither I nor (to my knowledge) any other peresons did say that "a missing piece of wood can be said to strongly indicate that the instrument was by…"
Aug 23
Martyn Hodgson commented on Bernhard Hofstötter's video
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A guitar from the workshop of Matteo Sellas, Venice c. 1640 (Bernhard Hofstötter)

"My dear Bernhard, Many thanks for your further clarification. It seems that the only outstanding substantive matter between us is about whether a missing(?) piece of wood can be said to strongly indicate that the instrument was by Sellas as some…"
Aug 23
Bernhard Hofstötter commented on Bernhard Hofstötter's video
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A guitar from the workshop of Matteo Sellas, Venice c. 1640 (Bernhard Hofstötter)

"Dear Martyn, Here are my reactions to some of your points. I do not comment on restatements of points you had made earlier. On point 1: I agree. It was just your initial sweeping statement ("this is a seventeenth century Italian…"
Aug 22
Martyn Hodgson commented on Bernhard Hofstötter's video
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A guitar from the workshop of Matteo Sellas, Venice c. 1640 (Bernhard Hofstötter)

"Dear Bernhard, I'll try and answer your own questions: 1. Do you mean to say it could be a Stradivari? No, but it could be a seventeenth century Italian instrument by any other maker than Sellas. Strad's patterns and shape are…"
Aug 17
Bernhard Hofstötter commented on Bernhard Hofstötter's video
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A guitar from the workshop of Matteo Sellas, Venice c. 1640 (Bernhard Hofstötter)

"Dear Martyn, My comments are in bold below. Best wishes, Bernhard Many thanks for these links. I had, in fact, already seen them and it was the paucity of actual objective evidence contained in them which led me to contact you…"
Aug 13
Martyn Hodgson commented on Bernhard Hofstötter's video
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A guitar from the workshop of Matteo Sellas, Venice c. 1640 (Bernhard Hofstötter)

"Dear Bernhard, Many thanks for these links. I had, in fact, already seen them and it was the paucity of actual objective evidence contained in them which led me to contact you directly. In my view, on the available evidence of the general…"
Aug 1
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Bernhard Hofstötter commented on Bernhard Hofstötter's video
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A guitar from the workshop of Matteo Sellas, Venice c. 1640 (Bernhard Hofstötter)

"Dear Martyn, Thank you for your interest. You will find answers to your questions in the following article: Sinier de Ridder, The appraisal and restoration of a guitar ascribed to Matteo Sellas, Venice c.1640", Classical guitare volume 26,…"
Jul 30
Martyn Hodgson commented on Bernhard Hofstötter's video
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A guitar from the workshop of Matteo Sellas, Venice c. 1640 (Bernhard Hofstötter)

"Dear Bernhard, Is the instrument signed or are there any objective indications that it's 'from the workshop of Matteo Sellas'?  The inlays, general shape, peghead design, decoration, rose, bridge design etc look much the same as…"
Jul 30

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At 17:26 on October 19, 2009, lola costoyas said…
HI bernhard, very nice! I'm just arrive from patagonia where I played some concerts and yesterday I went to the beach to see the Walles, sooooo beautifull! I saw them very near from the cost,and you? lola
At 15:01 on October 19, 2009, Alexander Batov said…
Great to see you here!
 
 
 

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